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Soho Cinders review (Theatre Life)

Soho Cinders – Springers Amateur Operatic Society, Chelmsford We all know the story of Cinderella and this was a very interesting choice for this group with this alternative version set in Soho’s Old Compton Street. The set was great and left us in no doubt where the action takes place and I particularly liked the …

Soho Cinders review (NODA)

Soho Cinders

17/11/17 Soho Cinders by Stiles and Drew Springers Directed by Justin Clarke Musical Director Ian Myers I was delighted to be invited to review Soho Cinders by Springers as this was a totally new musical for me and it’s always good to see a show with fresh eyes. A clever concept on the story of …

Soho Cinders review (Michael Gray)

Soho Cinders

SOHO CINDERS Springers at the Cramphorn Theatre 14.11.17 Soho’s Old Compton Street has a chequered, sleazy history. Nowadays it’s best known for its gay bars, the Admiral Duncan, and the Prince Edward Theatre. It provides the setting, and the opening number, for this Stiles and Drewe musical, very loosely based on the Cinderella story. A …

Footloose review (NODA)

Directed by Gary Jarvis and Susan Corina. Musical Director – Ian Myers 14/6/2017 Based on the 1980’s film, the story tells of the frustrations of Chicago boy Ren McCormack, who loves to dance and how he has to move with his mother Ethel, to the rural township of ‘Bomont’, which no one has ever heard …